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Rainforest Medicine

Preserving Indigenous Science and Biodiversity in the Upper Amazon

Rainforest Medicine( )
Author: Weisberger, Jonathon Miller
Illustrator: Weisberger, Jonathon Miller
Amaringo, Pablo
Escobar, Patricia
Wang, Thomas
Payaguaje, Augustin
Foreword by: Pinchbeck, Daniel
ISBN:978-1-58394-608-4
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:North Atlantic Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

Chronicling the practices, legends, and wisdom of the vanishing traditions of the upper Amazon, this book reveals the area's indigenous peoples' approach to living in harmony with the natural world. Rainforest Medicine features in-depth essays on plant-based medicine and indigenous science from four distinct Amazonian societies: deep forest and urban, lowland rainforest and mountain. The book is illustrated with unique botanical and cultural drawings by Secoya elder...
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Pages:432
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Sociology / General
Medical / Pharmacology
Medical / Alternative & Complementary Medicine
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 8.98 x 1.11 Inches
Book Weight:1.65 Pounds

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